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BPCR Reloading / Mdl. 1888 reloading tool
« on: December 30, 2017, 01:45:38 PM »
After seeing Scoobie's post about his '94 reloading tool I went to find mine. Didn't come across it (pretty sure I DO have one....someplace), but decided to post this Mdl. 1888 Winchester tool.

Tools and other trinkets / Another shooting/range box
« on: December 21, 2017, 06:48:13 PM »
This box was made and used by a very good friend. I got it from his widow when he passed away:

Photo Gallery / Display case
« on: December 14, 2017, 12:56:40 PM »
I was going through a box of old photos and came across this one. The case was on the wall of the house I had when I lived in town. This picture is 35+ years old. I still have the case but don't have anything displayed in it at the moment. If I did display it, it would have to be on a wall that is not visible from outside.

Air Power / Schofield #3
« on: November 19, 2017, 03:18:36 PM »
I won this gun on an auction last week. The guy said it is unused and I see no reason to dispute that. He bought it to go with a costume. Didn't come with a box or papers, though the user manual is easy enough to find on the 'net.

Air Power / Crosman 1875
« on: November 17, 2017, 12:53:29 PM »
I am glad to see a dedicated forum devoted to air guns; thanks Capt'n! OK, I got this gun from Pyramyd Air a bit ago. It was on sale and I bit. Sad to say I haven't had the opportunity to test it out yet. If you check around, you can find a little better pricing.

Powder Horns & Flasks / A unique cap container
« on: October 19, 2017, 12:18:42 PM »
The last trade items I got from a friend included this cap container; it is his design. The container itself is a pronghorn antelope antler as you can see. The top is secured with pine pitch and the thong is braintan deer hide. Logo stands for Rocky Mountain Fur Company. Even came with some percussion caps in it!

Army Models / 1860 Signature Series
« on: July 28, 2017, 07:27:42 PM »
Has anyone here read the article in the latest Shooting Times magazine about the 3rd Gen. Colt? The author writes a glowing report about the gun, then states that it is regarded as an "authentic Colt". He bases this on the book by Dennis Adler who states that since Uberti used a proprietary Colt bluing method the gun is considered as authentic. Really? A 2 minute search would have given him the information needed. Colt will not letter the 3rd Generation guns, period!

Army Models / MOVED: 1860 Colt at auction
« on: July 26, 2017, 03:29:31 PM »

Police Models / MOVED: 1862 conversion at auction
« on: July 26, 2017, 03:28:54 PM »

Other Models / MOVED: Manhattan at auction
« on: July 26, 2017, 03:27:43 PM »

Flintlock Muskets and Rifles / My nicest flinter
« on: July 26, 2017, 03:13:39 PM »
This rifle was built for me by a good friend. He also is very talented! The barrel is a Rice 58 caliber round groove, swamped , in the Beck profile. The lock is a Chambers left handed flint. Everything else was hand made. Butt plate, trigger guard, side plate,  stock, sights, coin silver inlays, ramrod tip, barrel keys, etc. I don't believe I have posted this here before.

Miscellaneous And Other Rifles / My Peabody rifle
« on: June 29, 2017, 03:41:20 PM »
This rifle doesn't fall into any of the categories listed, except here under "miscellaneous". This is a Peabody rifle I have had for a while now. I have some brass for it now; it was sold to me as a 45-50 caliber. It takes a necked down cartridge formed from 50 Basic.
Full side view:

Smokeless Single Shots / My best Favorite rifle
« on: March 18, 2017, 10:52:13 AM »
This is the best condition of my Stevens Favorite mdl. rifles.

Navy Models / Pietta Colt London Model
« on: March 07, 2017, 02:42:32 PM »
A few years ago I bought several guns from the widow of a friend. One was a Pietta 36; got it home and put it away. I got to thinking about it a couple of days ago, remembering that it had a steel grip frame and trigger guard. Did some searching and found it is a London model. I didn't even know Pietta had made one!
Got it out today and took some quick photos.

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